Books

GROWING TOMORROW (2015)

*Starred Review* “Verdict: Pritchard inspires his audience… Growing Tomorrow will appeal to foodies, environmentalists, and gardeners in general.” —Library Journal

“One of the most joyous and thought provoking things a culinarian can do is go out into the field and meet the farmers providing our resources. It’s inspirational to see that as a farmer, Forrest Pritchard draws the same energy from telling the tales of his colleagues at work.”
—Mario Batali, chef and cohost of The Chew, and Jim Webster, of the Washington Post, co-authors America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers

“Forrest Pritchard is a farmer and talented writer giving voice to an important segment of our food world. With Growing Tomorrow, Pritchard trains his storytelling talents on his fellow farmers for what amounts to a portrait of America in all its extraordinary bounty. We’re lucky to have this farmer-writer in our midst.”
—Michael Ruhlman, author of The Soul of a Chef: The Pursuit of Perfection

“Gorgeous, delectable, and fascinating, Growing Tomorrow provides food for the body, mind, and soul. Engaging to read, easy to cook from, delicious to eat, this is more than a cookbook; it is a meditation on the things that give us life.”
—Garth Stein, New York Times–bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain

Growing Tomorrow is the book that will inspire farmers, chefs, and consumers to do the right thing. A firsthand look at why sustainable farming matters and the people who are making a difference on a daily basis.”—Sean Brock, New York Times–bestselling author of Heritage and chef of McCrady’s, Husk, and Minero

 

GAINING GROUND (2013)

*Starred Review* *Top 10 Book Selection* “A remarkable odyssey of food from farm to table… Pritchard is an important new spokesperson of the future of agriculture, and poet of the earth.” —Publisher’s Weekly

“Pritchard is a keen observer and tells his story with frank good humor, teaching us what the business of artisanship is really about.” —Los Angeles Times

“Educational, entertaining and inspiring. It was one of those books that I never wanted to end.”—Mother Earth News

“Gaining Ground may well end up being recognized as a classic of its genre.” Acres USA

Named a top read by The Washington Post, Washingtonian, and NPR’s The Splendid Table

2 thoughts on “Books

  1. Reading Gaining Ground. Do you know The Williams’ of Runnymeade , On the Va-Wva border. Their farm had been in the family (hers) since before the civil war They rented out the big house to my uncle for a few years. Hearing your descriptions was like being there again.

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